Through economic success—and highly publicized scandals—the region is reshaping national politics. A local election may reinforce the trend.
International support will be key to ensuring Guatemala’s president-elect takes office, despite corrupt forces working against him.
Recent raids show the daunting challenges facing Bernardo Arévalo as his anti-corruption strategy takes shape.
The unprecedented killing of Fernando Villavicencio, an outspoken critic of corruption and organized crime, has shaken the country ahead of elections on August 20.